Posted on July 27, 2020
While many will continue to say that the golden age of video gaming has long past, many more are convinced that right now is the best era of gaming ever. Despite the many shady practices of companies like Konami and EA, there are countless thousands of games available, and the game development industry has never been easier to get into. Learning how to become a game developer is the dream of many video game lovers around the world, each with their own ideas and visions. Find out what it takes to become a modern game developer, and some tips for succeeding.
Posted on July 22, 2020
Traditionally, board games were designed as a way to keep the entire family entertained, which usually included young children. This means that most of the more popular board games tend to be aimed at providing a family friendly experience, and while that’s not necessarily a bad thing, sometimes it’s nice to play a board game that has a more mature theme. Fortunately, there is a wide selection of modern, adult board games that are perfect for those people that want to play something that requires a little more thought and imagination that many of the other games found at home.
Posted on July 13, 2020
Red Dead Redemption 2, created by legendary development studio Rockstar, released on the 26th October 2018. It received near universal acclaim, and went on to become the second biggest entertainment product in history, surpassed only by GTA 5. A game that was, of course, also made by Rockstar.
Posted on June 29, 2020
Screen time may not always be the best thing for children, and yes, you should be trying to limit it as much as possible. However, not all screen time is bad – especially if you have the right things for them to play. There are many games that you can play with your kids, which is a great bonding experience.
Posted on June 22, 2020
The video gaming that we love so much today first became popularised during the 1980s thanks to the release of the Atari 2600 and the Nintendo Entertainment System. These two consoles would change how we spent our free time, and while it took a few decades, gaming has become the world’s number one favourite pastime. In that time, tens of thousands of games have been created and distributed to gamers from across the planet, but only a very small handful of those games were so successful that they became entirely new franchises of their own. These are the most successful games of all time.
Posted on June 15, 2020
Let’s face it, there is something unusually cathartic learning about major financial and creative catastrophes. The pleasure we get is, perhaps, something to do with the fact that we have all experienced some or other failure in our lives, and it helps to remember that at least our failures didn’t land up costing studios tens of millions of dollars.
Posted on June 9, 2020
Before there smartphones, consoles, and gaming computers, there were board games. They’ve been around for decades and have entertained hundreds of millions of people across the world, and still do to this day. Board games have become known for their family-friendly fun, allowing people of all ages to join in together to enjoy a game for a few hours. These are the world’s best-selling board games of all time.
Posted on June 2, 2020
Virtual Reality has come a long way since the days of Pygmalion’s Spectacles, the 1935 Sci-Fi short story that essentially predicted the concept of VR head gear. The concept was always a good one, with many iterations happening through the decades. It wasn’t until 2010, however, that things really started to get interesting.
Posted on May 26, 2020
Twenty years ago, The Sims hit the market and went on to become possibly the most popular video game in the history of the concept. There are over 20 million people playing The Sims 4 all over the world, on PC and console. The odd thing is, not much has actually changed since that very first addition.
Posted on May 11, 2020
If you have someone in your life who is really into their games – console, handheld, computers, etc. – it might seem like a no-brainer to buy them a gift. Just head to the store and buy them the latest edition of their favorite game. But what about when the developers haven’t released a new version in a while, or your gamer couldn’t wait until their birthday to get the new release? Games can also be quite pricey for a gift, and can get quite repetitive over the years.